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Citing and referencing: Websites

A guide to the styles recommended by Monash schools and departments for students and researchers

Websites

Website or webpage with author

For a website or webpage with no obvious author begin with the webpage or website title.

Required Information Author first name and last name, 'Webpage title' (if available), Website title (Place: Publisher, year or copyright date) (if available) <URL> [Date accessed]
First Footnote

1 Paul Halsall, ed., 'The Text of Magna Carta', Internet Histroy Sourcebooks Project (Fordham University, revised May 2011) <http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/magnacarta.asp> [25 June 2014]

Subsequent  footnotes

Halsall, ed., 'The Text of Magna Carta'.

Note: Only use the shortened version of the title if more than one text by the same author has been referred to. 

Bibliography

Halsall, Paul ed., 'The Text of Magna Carta', Internet Histroy Sourcebooks Project (Fordham University, revised May 2011) <http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/magnacarta.asp> [25 June 2014]


Website or webpage with organisation as author

Required Information Organisation Title, 'Webpage title' (if available), Website title (Place: Publisher, year or copyright date) (if available) <URL> [Date accessed]
First Footnote

Better Health Channel, 'Falls Prevention for Older People', Better Heath Channel (revised February 2012) <http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Falls_prevention_for_older_people?open> [25 June 2014]

Second and subsequent  footnotes

Better Health Channel.
Bibliography

Better Health Channel, 'Falls Prevention for Older People', Better Heath Channel (revised February 2012) <http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Falls_prevention_for_older_people?open> [25 June 2014]


Document from a website or webpage

Required Information Author first name and last name or Organisation Title, Document title (Place: Publisher, year or copyright date) (if available) <URL of document> [Date accessed] (page / section / paragraph).
First Footnote

1 Australian Government, Office of The Australian Information Commissioner,  Privacy Factsheet 17: Australian Privacy Principles (Canberra: Commonweatlh of Australia, 2014) <http://www.oaic.gov.au/images/documents/privacy/privacy-resources/privacy-fact-sheets/privacy-fact-sheet-17-australian-privacy-principles_2.pdf> [5 March 2014] (p.2).

Second and subsequent  footnotes

2 Australian Government, Privacy Factsheet 17, (p.4.).

Note: Only use the shortened version of the title if more than one text by the same author has been referred to. 

Bibliography

Australian Government, Office of The Australian Information Commissioner,  Privacy Factsheet 17: Australian Privacy Principles (Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia, 2014) <http://www.oaic.gov.au/images/documents/privacy/privacy-resources/privacy-fact-sheets/privacy-fact-sheet-17-australian-privacy-principles_2.pdf> [5 March 2014]